Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Vision: To realize the full health potential of every human, everywhere.

Mission: Reform the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology.

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Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS) is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology. As a mission-driven non-profit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and analytics to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers on best practices in health information and technology. Through our innovation engine, HIMSS delivers key insights, education and engaging events to healthcare providers, governments and market suppliers, ensuring they have the right information at the point of decision.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HIMSS serves the global health information and technology communities with focused operations across North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Our members include more than 80,000 individuals, 480 provider organizations, 470 non-profit partners and 650 health services organizations.

The HIMSS Analytics Clinically Integrated Supply Outcomes Model (CISOM) incorporates methodology and algorithms to evaluate and score a health system's clinically integrated supply chain maturity. This eight-stage (0-7) model is intended for health system's looking to improve automated supply chain infrastructure at the point of care to proactively identify risk of adverse events to strengthen quality and safety for patients. The CISOM evaluates and provides a road map for clinically integrated supply chain outcomes improvement including the focus areas of automation, clinical integration, predictive data analytics, and governance and leadership.

Build procurement best practices informed by real world evidence emerging from supply chain data. Identify solutions and products that work best for patients and use data to inform and improve care through enabling proactive risk management personalized to population segments.

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